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biography

Born Pinner, England, 1947.

Elton John is one of the pop world’s less obvious icons. Born Reginald Kenneth Dwight in the nondescript suburban town of Pinner in Middlesex, he became a star by celebrating his ordinariness, and then as the 1970s progressed he took on the most glam-pop-kitsch mantle yet conceived. It seemed out of time, even then, owing more to the showmanship of Liberace than the androgynous sexuality of glam-rock peers like David Bowie. And, of course, for all the rock theatrics, John was (and is) essentially a singer-songwriter, bashing out the tunes on piano to the oft-nonsensical (but ever-rhyming) lyrics of writing partner Bernie Taupin. [read more...]

discography

Most Popular Album(s) by This Artist
  • Aida (2000 Original Broadway Cast) [CAST RECORDING] -- Elton John, Tim Rice; Audio CD
  • Elton John - Greatest Hits -- Elton John; Audio CD
  • The Lion King: Original Broadway Cast Recording [CAST RECORDING] -- Elton John, Tim Rice; Audio CD
  • U.S. Releases:

    Aida (2000 Original Broadway Cast) [CAST RECORDING] ~ Elton John
    Tim Rice
    Heather Headley
    Adam Pascal
    Sherie Rene Scott
    Aida (Related Recordings)
    Original Release Date: 2000
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    Someday Out Of The Blue [CD-SINGLE] ~ Elton John
    Original Release Date: 2000
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    The Road To El Dorado (Sdtk) [SOUNDTRACK] ~ Elton John
    Original Release Date: 2000
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    Elton John And Tim Rice's Aida (1999 Concept Album) [CAST RECORDING] ~ Elton John
    Tim Rice
    Various Artists - Soundtracks - Stage Productions
    Aida (Related Recordings)
    Original Release Date: 1999
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    The Muse: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack [SOUNDTRACK] ~ Elton John
    Original Release Date: 1999
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    Something About the Way You Look Tonight [CD-SINGLE] ~ Elton John
    Original Release Date: 1997
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    The Big Picture ~ Elton John
    Original Release Date: 1997
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    The Lion King: Original Broadway Cast Recording [CAST RECORDING] ~ Elton John
    Tim Rice
    Hans Zimmer
    The Lion King (Related Recordings)
    Original Release Date: 1997
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    The Lion King: Original Broadway Cast Recording [Blisterpack] [CAST RECORDING] ~ Elton John
    Tim Rice
    Hans Zimmer
    The Lion King (Related Recordings)
    Original Release Date: 1997
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    Love Songs ~ Elton John
    Original Release Date: 1996
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    Randy Newman's Faust (1993 Concept Cast) [CAST RECORDING] ~ Randy Newman
    Elton John
    Don Henley
    Bonnie Raitt
    Linda Ronstadt
    James Taylor
    Original Release Date: 1995
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    Made In England ~ Elton John
    Original Release Date: 1995
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    The Lion King: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack [SOUNDTRACK] ~ Tim Rice
    Jason Weaver
    Nathan Lane
    Ernie Sabella
    The Lion King (Related Recordings)
    Elton John
    Hans Zimmer
    Joseph Williams
    Original Release Date: 1994
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    Duets ~ Elton John
    Original Release Date: 1993
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    Rare Masters [BOX SET] ~ Elton John
    Original Release Date: 1992
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    Greatest Hits 1976-1986 ~ Elton John
    Original Release Date: 1992
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    The One ~ Elton John
    Original Release Date: 1992
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    Sleeping With The Past ~ Elton John
    Original Release Date: 1989
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    Reg Strikes Back ~ Elton John
    Original Release Date: 1988
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    Live In Australia With The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra [LIVE] ~ Elton John
    Original Release Date: 1987
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    Ice On Fire ~ Elton John
    Original Release Date: 1985
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    Breaking Hearts ~ Elton John
    Original Release Date: 1984
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    Too Low For Zero ~ Elton John
    Original Release Date: 1983
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    Jump Up! ~ Elton John
    Original Release Date: 1982
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    The Fox ~ Elton John
    Original Release Date: 1981
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    Victim Of Love ~ Elton John
    Original Release Date: 1979
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    A Single Man ~ Elton John
    Original Release Date: 1978
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    Greatest Hits Vol. 2 ~ Elton John
    Original Release Date: 1977
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    Captain Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboy [ORIGINAL RECORDING REMASTERED] ~ Elton John
    Original Release Date: 1975
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    Rock of the Westies [ORIGINAL RECORDING REMASTERED] ~ Elton John
    Original Release Date: 1975
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    resources

      Elton John - The official Elton John Web site, with information, news, and merchandise.

      The Many Faces of Elton John - Photographs and links.

      Elton John - Tour information, chord transcriptions, downloads, message forum, latest news, and links.

      Hercules International - An independent club for devoted Elton John fans.

      The Illustrated Elton John Discography - Includes complete listings of Elton John lyrics, US and UK singles (stock and promotional issues), bootleg CDs, and imports.

      Farm Dogs - Bernie Taupin (Elton's lyricist for all those years) finally got around to asking his friends to be in a band. They called it Farm Dogs.

      Here-And-There - Elton's story, latest news, picture gallery, downloads, and message board.

      East End Lights - The Elton John Magazine, with all the latest news on concert schedules and recordings, plus useful links.

      Elton John in Concert - Fan site featuring tour photos and news.

      Elton John AIDS Foundation - An international non-profit organization funding direct patient care services and AIDS prevention education.

      The Crazy Water Site - Fan site with news, tour info, links, survey, message board, discussion list, complete US Top 40 chart history, and more.

      Charlie Morgan - Elton's former drummer has his own site, which includes a diary/journal - On Tour with Elton.

      David Furnish Fan Club - Elton's partner has his own site, which features background information, a picture gallery, and some interesting links.

      Goodbye English Rose - A memorial to Diana, Princess of Wales, which includes Elton's tribute to "England's Rose".

      Allexperts - Volunteer experts answer your detailed one-on-one questions about Elton John - his music, history, and personal life - free! Try and stump the experts.

      Cornflakes & Classics - A fascinating discography/timeline, which includes excerpts from Elton's diary.

      Gina's Elton John Page - One of the biggest collection of Elton pics on the net, plus a quiz, and lots of Elton info.

      The Big Pictures - Photos taken from the front row at Elton John's concert in Madison, Wisconsin.

      Elton John Photos - A fan's collection of photographs from Elton John concerts in 1999.

      Honky Cat Page - Elton John MP3s, photos, and links to other Elton sites.

      The New Rocket Man's Elton John Site - News, chat, midi and live sound recordings, and gameshow themes adapted to Elton John.

      Elton John's MIDI Collection - Featuring more than 380 free music files.

      Elton John Discussion List - Get in on the action and exchange news with other Elton fans.

      VH1 Fan Club - Elton John biography, musical influences, news, concert tour dates, audio clips, and bulletin boards.

      Sir Elton John - A fan site dedicated to Elton John and Bernie Taupin.

      The Elton John Fan Site - Free e-mail accounts, discussion boards with chat, unique photo galleries, and fan stories.

      Elton John - Lyrics, MIDIs, MP3s, and photos.

      Artist DesktopThemes - Free Elton John desktop themes.

      Elton John Links - Fan site with Elton John links.


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